6 February 2020


Coronavirus Cancels Art Basel Hong Kong

Art Basel has just announced the cancellation of the upcoming fair in Hong Kong due to the outbreak and spread of the new coronavirus. The fair was already struggling with the uncertain political climate and student riots in the region.

26 March 2017

Art Basel HK Verdict – Encouraging Sales Across The Board For 2017

Art Basel’s fifth edition in Hong Kong has closed with encouraging sales recorded across all levels of the market.

22 October 2014


Art Basel And Central St Martins To Teach You How To Be A Collector In Hong Kong

It is time to become the international art collector that you always dreamed you would be. A course to teach novice art collectors what to buy is to be launched by The University of Hong Kong, in collaboration with Art Basel and Central St Martins in London. The course will be starting in January, students […]

13 May 2014


Asia Society Art Gala Launches Art Basel Hong Kong

More than four hundred of the world’s most distinguished collectors, curators, gallerists and dignitaries gathered this evening to honour four exceptional contemporary artists at the Asia Society’s second annual Art Gala, hosted by Dr. Melissa Chiu at their spectacular Hong Kong Center. Kicking off Art Basel in Hong Kong, the evening celebrated world-renowned artistsBharti Kher, […]

18 March 2014


Carsten Nicolai Lights Up The Hong Kong Skyline With New Installation

Berlin artist Carsten Nicolai will present a new work during Art Basel’s Hong Kong show, each night from May 15 to 17, 2014. An alpha pulse’s generated light pattern will pulsate in a synchronized frequency across the entire façade of Hong Kong’s iconic 490 meter high International Commerce Centre (ICC) on the Kowloon harbor front. […]

23 January 2014


Premier Galleries Announced For Art Basel Hong Kong’s Second Edition

Art Basel Hong Kong has announced details of its second edition, taking place 15 May – 18 May  2014, at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). The Hong Kong show of Art Basel, will feature 245 premier galleries, from 39 countries and territories. With over half of its galleries having exhibition spaces in […]

9 October 2013


The Hong Kong – Brazil Mirror 2013: Confronting Issues Through Art

On the surface it hardly seems fair to compare Brazil, a vast country of 200 million people, to Hong Kong, a city of ‘only’ 7 million. Yet upon closer examination, patterns between the two emerge, that allow for comparisons to be made and conclusions to be drawn. The foremost purpose of this article is to […]

23 May 2013


Art Basel Hong Kong Announces Winners Of 25k Discoveries Prize

Art Basel has announced the winners of the 25,000 USD Discoveries Prize at the first edition of Art Basel in Hong Kong they are Navid Nuur and Adrian Ghenie, presented by Galeria Plan B from Berlin and Cluj,. The Discoveries sector showcases solo and two-person exhibitions by emerging artists from across the world. The artists  […]

22 May 2013


Brazilian Contemporary Art Takes Art Basel Hong Kong By Storm

Three major brazillian galleries are presenting work this year at Art Basel Hong Kong, between 23 and 26 May, the galleries Nara Roesler, Mendes Wood and House Triangle (Casa Triângulo), under the encouragement of Latitude, the internationalization project of the National Contemporary Art, partnership ABACT (Brazilian Association of Contemporary Art) with Apex-Brazil (Brazilian Agency Export […]

18 March 2013


Encounters Sector For Art Basel Hong Kong Announced

Art Basel have announced the 17 artworks to be presented within the Encounters Sector in Hong Kong, dedicated to showing large-scale sculptural installations by leading artists from around the world. Yuko Hasegawa, Chief Curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo and Curator of the Sharjah Biennial 11, curates the sector for the inaugural edition […]